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Popular Kogi Senator, Smart  Adeyemi Wins Kogi West Ticket

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ADEBARE AKINWALE

Prominent Kogi State politician, Smart Adeyemi has emerged winner of Kogi West Senatorial District.

He was declared the winner on Thursday after the primaries of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kabba, Kogi State.

Smart Adeyemi, Polled I,659 to defeat Toyin Adekanle, Tajudeen Bissimiahi and Ibikunle Adedoyin, to secure the ticket.

Smart Adeyemi represented Kogi West Senatorial District in the Senate, until 2015 when he was defeated by Senator Dino Melaye at the 2015 general elections.

He was a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), before joining the ruling party, APC.

Smart Adeyemi, a versatile Senator, was elected into the Senate in April 2007.

On assuming his Senate seat, he was appointed to committees on Privatization, Industry, Federal Character and Inter-Government Affairs.

He was also the Chairman Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory.